Roughly, it is a steel cylinder a hundred feet long, and jointed
so that it may turn and twist through solid rock if need be.
What had happened was that the livery horse, in its stiff- jointed
, broken-kneed gallop, had stumbled, nearly fallen, and, in its sprawling recovery, had accidentally stepped on Jerry, bruising and breaking his fore-leg.
Seated on a bench was a man clothed in a spotted shirt, a red vest, and faded blue trousers, whose body was merely sticks of wood, jointed